Thanks Tom. I have a Pioneer hi fi TT from a garage sale that does me
fine for casual dubs. Guess I won't feel the need just yet for one
like this! I dont' do 78s... only Lps, personal use.
On Mar 5, 2011, at 8:08 AM, Tom Fine wrote:
> No level control, and it's been complained about in various online
> reviews. I think they put in a pretty wimpy preamp (1 IC with the EQ
> network before the chip and/or in the feedback loop) and run it full-
> bore, which nets out to safely low level not to overload the non-
> great A-D chip and USB/SPIDF sections. As I said, this is not
> transfer/archive grade, but it's better than other multi-purpose USB
> turntables I've seen and read about. The better isolation and S-
> tonearm alone make a good case for it. As I said, I prefer the sound
> quality avoiding the built-in electronics but they aren't so
> terrible that I wouldn't use them to make a quickie digital dub of
> lower-fidelity material.
> -- Tom Fine